Audio: Bob Dylan’s Freewheelin’ Outtakes, Alternate Takes Part 1 – ‘Corrina Corrina,’ ‘That’s Alright Mama’ & More

Photo via The Guardian.

Bob Dylan began recording his second album, The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, at Columbia Studio A in New York on April 24, 1962.

He spent an entire year, off an on, writing and recording, completing work on the album on April 24, 1963.

Quite a change from the time spent on his debut, Bob Dylan, which was recorded in two days.

There were eight sessions in all for The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, and most of the songs that ended up on the album were written by Dylan, again a marked change from the first one, which was nearly all covers.

Here are some of the songs and versions that didn’t make the official album.

“Corrina Corrina,” alternate take:

Corrina Corrina by Bob Dylan on Grooveshark

“(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle”:

(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle by Bob Dylan on Grooveshark

“That’s Alright Mama”:

That's Alright Mama by Bob Dylan on Grooveshark

“Milkcow’s Calf Blues”:

Milkcow's Calf Blues I by Bob Dylan on Grooveshark

“Baby I’m In The Mood For You”:

Baby, I'm in the Mood for You (Outtake Freewheelin' Bob Dylan) by Bob Dylan – on Grooveshark

“Worried Blues”:

Worried Blues (mx. CO 75723-1) by Bob Dylan on Grooveshark

Listen to more from The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan sessions here.

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